FAMILY HOLIDAYS.- Much more than sun and beach, music concerts and gastronomy.
02 Jul 2018

FAMILY HOLIDAYS.- Much more than sun and beach, music concerts and gastronomy.

Panoramic beach on the coast of Catalonia

Empresa Autocares Barcelona
Empresa Autocares Barcelona

Cycling, water sports, hiking, horseback riding, or hot air balloon. In Catalonia country there is a wide variety of outdoor activities for nature lovers.

All along the coast of Catalonia, there are plenty of places where you can play, have fun and practice sport as a family. For the relax in the sun and charge your batteries for the rest of the year, here you’ll find the best coves and beaches with all amenities for you and your children, with a varied offering of bars and restaurants where you can cool down with some seafood tapas after a day of sun and beach and enjoy other activities.

SURF.- At Sant Carles de la Ràpita, you can ride aboard right in front of where the Ebre river joins the sea. You can also take a SUP Pilates class: a combination of yoga and Pilates on a surfboard in the sea.

DIVING.- To dive, you’ve got to come to the Medes Islands. The triangle formed by the islets of Tascó Petit, Tascó Gros and Carall Bernat has the largest concentration of fish in the entire El Montgrí, les Illes Medes i el Baix Ter Natural Park.

HORSE RIDING.- Whether you are an expert rider or you have no equestrian experience, exploring natural areas on horseback is quite an experience for the senses. It will be very easy for you to experience these sensations on a morning or an afternoon ride, as there are many horse riding centres that organise guided excursions on riding trails, where to walk around the trails to spend a few days on horseback with guided tours to explore the landscape and to relive routes that were, until not long ago, very crowded.


CYCLING.- There are many cycling trails that invite you to leave the big city and lose yourself in the rural landscapes of Paisatges Barcelona, and some of the prettiest you will find are undoubtedly in Lluçanès. Between the rivers Ter and Llobregat, between the central plains and the Pyrenees, Lluçanès has been from time immemorial a territory that is as beautiful as it is untamed. The Alt Penedès is another privileged territory to be explored on two wheels, thanks to the possibility of visiting the many wineries that open their doors to cyclists.

TREKKING.- One of the prettiest coastal footpaths is the one that connects Calella to Sant Pol de Mar. The Calella Lighthouse Interpretation Centre is well worth a visit. This old lighthouse keeper’s residence now houses a museum that offers visitors a fascinating insight into the operation of these structures, so essential for sailors. The Llobregat Delta is one of the most outstanding natural areas on the Costa Barcelona. You’re sure to love its hidden beauty spots, with a wide variety of flora and fauna. The route between the Remolar Pond and Viladecans Beach offers plenty of opportunities for observing sea birds, while the trail to the ruins of the Caserna dels Carabiners (old barracks of the carbine-armed cavalry) is ideal for exploring the typical vegetation of a dune landscape.

Sport, relaxation, fun, family… On the beach with lots of sun. Catalonia is your tourist destination for have fun by the sea.

SUMMER FESTIVALS.- A wide cultural and musical offering in Catalonia.

July, the month of music festivals


In this time of the year is when we want to be outdoors and enjoy the landscape.

Like every season, with summer come the best ideas of traditional festivals, cultural activities and music festivals.

The most interesting part about all of the festivals is that the theme of each one is somewhat different. While there are many performances at every festival, some of them focus on theatre, dance, music and film.

It is a tradition in Catalonia to participate and help ensure that the many festivals here are well-attended and full of entertainment. Many of the people who live in and around Catalonia attend each and every major festival, and many tourists can be seen enjoying them also. Because of the popularity of the festivals, many locals even plan their lives around them… ensuring that they are in town and available to attend the most popular ones each year.


Cultural and musical events that take place in Catalonia, We highlight some of the important as the Festival of Cap Roig, the Castell de Peralada Festival or the Festival of Torroella de Montgri.

In the following link you can find a wide and varied sample that can guide the visitor in detail each of the proposals scheduled.

Discover all the tourist, cultural and musical activities you can do in the towns and villages of Catalonian regions.

There’s non-stop music from every period and style in incredible venues, with performances by leading national and international artists.

CanetRock offers you a magical and unforgettable experience. Check out the hottest groups on the Catalan scene as they offer 12 uninterrupted hours of music and partying from dusk to dawn.

In the Vallès area the Embassa’t festival offers small-format gigs by some of the most exciting up-and-coming bands on the scene. VIDA, the International Festival of Vilanova i la Geltrú takes place in a spectacular, exclusive setting, bringing together leading national and international artists on the current music scene.

And, sticking with great classical music, if you want to listen to great artists, choirs and chamber musicians, they will be gathering around the organ of Montserrat to offer a wonderful repertoire of classical and contemporary music at the Montserrat International Organ Music Festival.

And if jazz is your thing, make space in your diary for the Vijazz Penedès event in Vilafranca del Penedès. Wine and cava with top international jazz, the perfect match.

In Maresme area, well don’t miss their jazz performance at the Arenys de Mar Jazz Festival, a festival that remains as committed as ever to Catalan and up-and-coming groups.



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